26 | me too?

TW/CN: Mentions of rape, sexual violence and mental health issues. 2016, I was in the kitchen when I realised I’d been raped. I was probably making a curry, maybe even a soup, and without further given attention, the thought left as quickly as it came. There was no melt down, no big revelation, no teddy […]

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REVIEW // Joseph Craig: Home is Where The Hearth Is

Joseph Craig: Home is Where The Hearth Is Centrum, Berlin 8th April 2017 — 23rd April 2017 Review by Candice Nembhard Recent Central Saint Martins’ graduate and London-based artist Joseph Craig recently wrapped up his first Berlin solo exhibition, ‘Home is Where The Hearth Is’ in Neukolln’s Centrum. The multidisciplinary artist, colourfully decorated the ample […]

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24 | keep it p.o.c.

I graduated from university almost a year ago now (yikes), and in this time frame between then and now, I have been slowly pushing myself to become re-acquainted with the act of reading for pleasure. After studying a literature degree, three years worth of photocopies, highlighters and neck cramp kinda’ took its toll; but taught […]

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BUT HE’S NOT RACIST

by Candice Nembhard I have been living in Berlin for around two months now and generally the transition from the UK to mainland Europe has been a relatively easy process. If we put rising rent prices, endless German bureaucracy, and the future of Brexit aside, Berlin in some ways is a safe haven for a […]

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18 | freedom.

Not too long ago, I wrote and published a small collection of poems regarding race relations in the United States. More specifically, they contextualized the black man’s experience and what it meant to uphold societal values that are often seen as a threat. The second poem, was called ‘Freedom’. The first line is as follows: […]

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BLACK BRITS AND AFROPEANS

by Candice Nembhard The black British existence is inherently unique. It not only samples cultural flavours or practices from Africa and the Caribbean but seemingly blends those influences into standardised British behaviour. For many black children in modern Britain, the divide between our race and nationality somehow leaves a gap for white or even non-black […]

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